Craig Ryder

(Frank / Ensemble)

Craig was born and raised in North Wales. He spent his early training under the guidance of Joy Ostle and the National Youth Theatre of Wales.

Training : BA (hons) Acting – Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts.

Theatre Includes : Khashoggi in We Will Rock You (UK Tour) 1st Cover Tick in Original West End Cast of ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ (Palace Theatre) Rebel Leader and understudy Galileo, Pop and Khashoggi in We Will Rock You (Dominion) Willy and understudy Tony in Copacabana (UK Tour) Ryan in the workshop of The Ruby Slippers (Foot in the door productions),  Ensemble in The Pyjama Game (Bolton) Lead Vocalist in Moulin Rouge (Tatton Hall) Prince Charming in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Rhyl Pavilion) Dandini in Cinderella (Venue Cymru, Llandudno, Swansea Grand and Cardiff New Theatre) John Darling in Peter Pan (Bristol Hippodrome) Ensemble/Stripper in Police Story (Greenwich)

Film : Sir Percival in Dragons of Camelot (Titan Global Entertainment) David Redgrove in The Indian Bride (FFP New Media) David in Five Days in August (JNP)

Television Includes : Two series of Tîm Talent’ for S4C. Andy J. Simons in The Cast (Jackory Productions)  Fireman in Commercial for Hula Hoops (Publicis)  Dafydd in Caerdydd, Darren Caterall in Mostyn Fflint N’Aye, Dylan (regular character) in Pobol Y Cwm, John in Y Parc (All for S4C)  Guest Actor in Paradise Hotel (SKY) Also appearances on Heno, Uned 5, Comic Relief, Blue Peter, Al Murray Show.

Craig’s voice can also be heard on a range of the ‘Talking Books’ for the RNIB. And he also voiced ‘A Giant’s Tears’ for the BBC.

Craig has written, directed and produced the theatre show ‘Whingeing Women’ which is currently in development for the big screen!